Tag: songwriting

Louisiana Ph.D. “Lukelle” Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

From PTSD to Powerhouse Ministry Dr. Katie Fetzer of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been named NCS Songwriter of the Month. Fetzer, who goes by the stage name “Lukelle,” stays busy managing a thriving counseling practice, a university teaching career, marriage, motherhood, and a budding new music career. Katie, a long

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John Chisum Releases New Worship Single with NCS Songwriter, Tamera Perry

Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS) President and Founder, John Chisum, has announced that he is releasing a new worship single this week entitled “How Great.” The release comes after a significant hiatus from releasing original material. Chisum, a well-published songwriter and worship leader in the 1990’s with Integrity Music, is best

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3 Ways to Grow Towards Success in the Christian Music Business

Getting your songs “out there” I received a snarky email the other day that made me sad for a minute. Here’s what happened. I send out a lot of value-oriented content to our email community. Often I’ll invite our followers to consider joining our 8-week online NCS Coaching program, a

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The #1 Struggle Christian Songwriters Face

The #1 Struggle Christian Songwriters Face Songwriters struggle with a lot of things. Whether it’s writer’s block, discouragement, lack of ideas, needing more skills, or even loneliness, the artistic journey of songwriting isn’t always easy. But I’d say that the #1 challenge songwriters struggle with is a sense of their

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New York Bassist Darnell Peters Named NCS Songwriter of the Month

Darnell Peters Named NCS Songwriter of the Month New York state’s Darnell Peters, husband, father, and bassist, has been named NCS Songwriter of the Month. Peters, a physical therapist by day, is reaching his goal of becoming an impactful Christian songwriter with the release of his inspirational single, “I Am

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“God Gave Me A Song… Now What” Workshop Happening October 2nd

Live Songwriting Workshop October 2nd, 2021 Nashville Christian Songwriters is announcing a LIVE 3-hour online workshop entitled “God Gave Me A Song… Now What?” featuring John Chisum and Robert Till. The workshop is happening Saturday, October 2nd, from 9:00 – Noon CDT. This interactive workshop experience expands the popular webinar

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Taming Your “Inner Critic” (Three Ways to Overcome Self-Sabotage)

Shutdown again by that nagging voice inside that says you’ll never be good enough? If you’re a serious songwriter who keeps getting blocked by a critical inner voice, you’re in good company. A lot of songwriters struggle with negative internal dialog that keeps them frustrated and fruitless. But it doesn’t

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NCS Launches New Course “Your Best Songs Now”

Continuing in their mission “to empower Christian songwriters worldwide,” Nashville Christian Songwriters has launched a new self-directed online course entitled “Your Best Songs Now” written and led by NCS President and veteran songwriter, John Chisum. “When it comes to songwriting,” says Chisum, “process is everything. Whether songwriters realize it or

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